LAKE FOREST, Ill. (March 26, 2012) — Automotive supplier Tenneco Inc.'s board of directors has approved the appointment of Timothy Jackson to the position of executive vice president, technology, strategy and business development, effective immediately.
Mr. Jackson has been serving as chief technology officer since early 2007. During this time, Lake Forest-based Tenneco has accelerated its global position as an industry leader in advanced emission and ride control technology. Particularly important has been Mr. Jackson's leadership role in developing and commercializing diesel aftertreatment technologies for the commercial vehicle market, the company said, calling it "a significant opportunity for Tenneco."
In announcing Mr. Jackson's appointment, Gregg Sherrill, Tenneco chairman and CEO, said "as a technology-driven company, bringing business development, strategy and technology together under one organizational structure is an optimal change as we plan for the future with technology at the forefront of new opportunities and global growth."
Mr. Jackson joined Tenneco in 1999 and has served in a number of key roles including senior vice president, global technology and managing director, Asia Pacific; senior vice president, global technology and manufacturing; and senior vice president, North America original equipment business.
Tenneco designs, manufactures and markets emission control and ride control products and systems for the automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment markets and the aftermarket principally under the Monroe, Walker and CleviteElastomer brand names.